The importance of health and safety training cannot be understated.
Aside from a legal obligation to do so, undertaking effective health and safety training can also reduce the financial impacts and general disruption that avoidable workplace injury can have on your business.
One million people are injured in UK workplaces each year, with a further two million suffering from illnesses that are caused by, or made worse by, their work. Training can reduce your contribution to those numbers significantly, also reducing the £16.2 billion impact they have on the UK economy.
But health and safety training shouldn’t be approached as a one-size-fits-all tick-box exercise. Instead, we believe it should be tailor-made to fit each individual role within your business.
For example, the risks that a receptionist might face will be very different from those experienced by a forklift truck driver. Their individual health and safety training programmes should reflect their duties.
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How Loch Wellness can help:
We can help you to plan, design and execute a health and safety programme that matches the roles and requirements of your business. Loch Wellness works closely with a NEBOSH Gold-awarded learning partner to provide both national and international accreditations recognised by leading organisations including:
- Qualsafe; and
The working world has changed significantly since the pandemic. In order to reflect that fact, your health and safety programme can be undertaken in person or as an e-learning course.
Health and safety rules and regulations also experience change. It is, therefore, important that your employees are kept abreast of any updates relevant to their roles. We can provide comprehensive record keeping, ensuring that an employee’s health and safety training credentials are based on the latest information.
We can also provide an enhanced focus on new employees, employees undertaking additional duties, and those who want to be health and safety ambassadors.
The assistance provided by Loch Wellness allows you to focus on what’s important, the running of your business.
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Who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace?
That employer is expected to put processes into place which provide employees with appropriate levels of training, information and equipment to undertake their duties safely. Not doing so could leave the employer open to reputational damage, financial loss, and both civil and criminal action.
Loch Wellness can make sure you are fulfilling your responsibility.
Why is health and safety training important?
The benefits of providing health and safety training, whether online or in person, don’t end with your legal obligation, nor do they end with fewer illnesses and injuries that can save your business money. Employees are also likely to feel valued if they know that their health and wellbeing are being cared for, adding a morale boost to your teams.